This Day in Jewish History 1906: Nobel-winning Penicillin Researcher Is Born

Ernst Boris Chain's research helped make penicillin usable by humans. For his efforts, he won the Nobel Prize in 1945.

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June 19, 1906 is the birthdate of Ernst Boris Chain, the biochemist who won the 1945 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his research on penicillin. Chain shared the prize with his research partner,...